KLCI FUTURES END LOWER ON POLITICAL UNCERTAINTY

AISHAH MOHMAD AFANDI

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 (Bernama) -- The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives continued its downtrend to close lower, tracking the similar performance of the underlying cash market due to political uncertainty.

At 6pm, spot month February 2020 fell 5.0 points to 1,495.00, March 2020 shed 8.5 points to 1,486.00, June 2020 declined by 6.0 points to 1,487.00, while September 2020 down 7.0 points to 1,482.00.

Turnover stood at 39,941 lots with open interest at 95,839 contracts.

The benchmark FBM KLCI was 5.69 points lower at 1,495.19 at close.

-- BERNAMA

 

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